Lebanon: Protection Advocacy Officer

Organization: UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East
Country: Lebanon
Closing date: 18 Jun 2017


On the basis of the information collected, prepare reports, presentations or reports to stakeholders Internal and external, and respond to requests for information.

(B) Identify target audiences for communication and advocacy actions and contribute to the development of policy positions and key messages on protection issues faced by Palestine refugees in Lebanon.


Review / analyze data on protection issues to extrapolate relevant information, identify trends and develop appropriate responses.


Strengthen the capacities of staff, particularly within the Protection Unit, and improve its tools and methods for data collection, reporting and protection response.

(E) Launch, coordinate and implement advocacy initiatives, including designing a plan of action for cooperation with external interlocutors.


Establish networks with and maintain close cooperation with other United Nations agencies and international organizations carrying out protection and advocacy activities in order to find areas of cooperation and knowledge-sharing; and contribute to greater awareness of the situation of Palestine refugees in Lebanon among humanitarian and development stakeholders.


Develop methodology and monitor progress, impact and outcomes of interventions with authorities and other advocacy targets.

(H) Assist in any other tasks requested by the Field Protection Officer.

How to apply:

If you have the skills and experience required above, and want to make an active and lasting contribution to improving the lives of Palestine refugees, then register on http://jobs.unrwa.org by creating a personal profile and completing the UNRWA Personal History Form; it is the responsibility of the candidates (internal and external) to make sure that their Personal History Form is duly completed with the needed information before they apply as amendments to the Form will not be accepted after the deadline of the vacancy announcement. Only applications received through this website will be considered and the system will not allow applications after the deadline. Please note that UNRWA only accepts degrees from accredited educational institutions. Candidates may also be invited to take a technical exam in order further evaluate their qualifications for the post. Due to a high volume of applications received, only short-listed applicants will be contacted –“سيتم الإتصال فقط بالأشخاص الذين تنطبق عليهم متطلبات الوظيفة”. The United Nations does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process. The United Nations does not concern itself with information on bank accounts. For further information in how to apply for a post, please visit the following link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JreyKoXXKEA&feature=youtu.be

For any queries please send an email to: recruitmentquestions@unrwa.org. Please apply as requested above, do not send your CV To this email address, all cvs sent to this email address will be automatically ignored. يرجى تقديم الطلبات حسب التعليمات اعلاها وعدم ارسال السيرة الذاتية الى هذا البريد الالكتروني, سيتم تجاهل السير الذاتية التي ترسل الى هذا العنوان تلقائيا. or contact the recruitment unit on 009611830403.